Black-bellied (-breasted) Starling
Notopholia (Lamprotornis) corusca
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The black-bellied starling is an East and South African coastal forest bird. The upper photo was taken in Dar es Salaam (10-15), courtesy of Michael Oates. All other photos including the enlargements were taken at Pembe Abwe, Emayani or in the nearby mangrove. The bird in flight is courtesy of Mike Peterson. Click the right lower photo to see more including juveniles, adults in breeding plumage and nests.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Mike Peterson, Michael Oates, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 3-19-21